Joining Lyon is the best move for me - Ernest Nuamah

Published on: 31 August 2023

Ghana winger Ernest Nuamah believes signing for French Ligue 1 club Olympique Lyonnais is the best move for him at this stage in his career.

It is RWD Molenbeek the 19-year-old signed for on a permanent contract from the Danish club and loaned to Lyon until June 2024.

Eagle Football, the owners of Olympique Lyonnais, are also the owners of the newly promoted Belgium top-flight club, RWD Molenbeek.

Speaking in his first interview with the club after the move, the Right to Dream graduate explained what influenced his decision.

“I think it was the right choice and a lot of clubs were interested in me.

“There was a lot of discussions but what was important was the best move for me and I feel like this is the best move for me.”

Ghana forward Ernest Nuamah will wear the number 37 jersey at Olympique Lyonnais after his transfer was officially announced on Wednesday night.

Player of the Year in the 3F Superliga. Young Player of the Year in the 3F Superliga. Ernest Nuamah collected several awards after a fantastic 2022/23 season and even began the new season with a hat-trick and the accolade of Player of the Month.

He has become the fourth Ghanaian to play for Olympique Lyonnais after Abedi Pele, John Mensah, and Michael Essien.